Michelle Prysby, Director of the Master Naturalist Program, discusses techniques for retaining and engaging volunteers.
By Gabrielle Sanderson
Do you know what a food desert is? A food desert is an urban area where is it difficult to buy affordable, or good-quality fresh food. You may be shocked to know that there are many of these, right here in Virginia! The town of Strasburg has a food desert that encompasses 90% of its community. Continue reading
Special guest Mary Ann Hansen, Extension Plant Pathologist with the Virginia Tech Plant Disease Clinic, provides an update on Boxwood Blight in Virginia. Mary Ann discusses what is currently known about the disease and its spread in Virginia, and shares resources on best management practices for preventing or managing Boxwood Blight in home landscapes.
More information on Boxwood Blight, including VCE factsheets: Boxwood Blight Task Force
Special guest Dr. Holly Scoggins provides information and recommendations for garden flowers, including recommendations for early-flowering varieties and unusual flowers you may not know about!